Your Connection to Canada’s Volunteering Community

International Volunteer Day

International Volunteer Day is a global celebration of volunteers. It takes place every year on December 5 to shine a light on the impact of volunteer efforts everywhere.

Volunteers are leading social change around the world. This special day promotes the work of volunteers at all levels, including local, national and international.

United Nations Volunteers founded International Volunteer Day in 1985.

For more information, please visit the United Nations Volunteers website.